Lang, Andrew


Student United College 1861-1862 Log.; Gk. 2; Lat. 2; Math. 1 1862-1863 M. Phil.; Gk. 3; Lat. 3. Attended Established Church while a student.

LL.D. 10.1.1885.

Gifford lecturer 1888-1890.


Born 31.1.1844 son of John Lang, sheriff clerk of Selkirkshire and Jane Plenderleath Sellar.

[Attended Selkirk Grammar School, Loretto School and Edinburgh Academy.]


Also at Glasgow University and Oxford University - B.A. 1869, M.A. 1875.

Gifford lecturer 1888-1890. [St Andrews University] [University lecturer]

Scholar, folklorist, poet and man of letters. [anthropologist, historian]


See Andrew Lang's Fairy Books in Wikipedia.

The mystery of Mary Stuart. (London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1901)

A Monk of Fife. (London: Longman's, Green & Co., 1896)

John Knox and the Reformation.(London: Longman's, Green & Co., 1905)


Died at Banchory 20.7.1912.